Nail separated from quick

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Nail separated from quick

Postby Deuce » Mon Mar 14, 2016 7:05 pm

My grouse season ended when my 4 y/o busted a nail on a front paw. It's been almost two months, it looked like it was growing in fine until I took her for a run this weekend. Now I can see there is a clear delineation between the quick and the nail. Both are hard and don't move, but it looks like any number of things could get lodged in there.

Anything I can do at home to fix this or is a trip to the vet in order?
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Re: Nail separated from quick

Postby Misskiwi67 » Mon Mar 14, 2016 9:10 pm

If it's solid it's probably fine. If it's detached and unstable in any way Grab it with pliers and yank it off. Be ready for it to bleed for 10 minutes.
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